Committee Members

The role of the Committee is defined in the Genetics Society Constitution. Each Committee member is a representative of a major field of genetics.

Genetics Society committee members 2022

Anne Ferguson-Smith

President

Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith (2024)

Dr Kay Boulton

Honorary Secretary

Dr Alexander Lorenz

Honorary Treasurer

Dr Alexander Lorenz (2024)

T: @LorenzLab
Jonathan Pettit

Officer for Public Engagement of Genetics

Professor Jonathan Pettitt (2025)

T: @@genotripe
Professor Rebecca Oakey

Policy Officer

Professor Rebecca Oakey (2022)

T: @rjoakey2012
Professor Stefan Hoppler

Scientific Meetings Secretary

Professor Stefan Hoppler (2024)

Website Editor

Dr Natalia Bulgakova (2025)

T: @@bulgakova_lab

Website Editor (Shadow)

Margherita Colucci

Newsletter Editor

Dr Margherita Colucci (2023)

Postgraduate Student Representative

Ms Anita Hashmi (2023)

Professor Barbara Mable

Heredity Editor-in-chief

Professor Barbara Mable (2022)

Heredity Editor-in-chief (Shadow)

Professor Sara Goodacre (2025)

T: @goodacresara
Dr Lindsey Compton

Applied and Quantitative Genetics

Dr Lindsey Compton (2023)

T: @LindseyLCompton
Laura Dixon

Applied and Quantitative Genetics

Dr Laura Dixon (2025)

T: @@Dixon_LE
Dr Jason Wolf

Evolutionary, Ecological and Population Genetics

Professor Jason Wolf (2022)

T: @deltazbar
Dr Maxim Kapralov

Evolutionary, Ecological and Population Genetics

Dr Maxim Kapralov (2024)

Gene Structure, Function and Regulation

Dr Cristina Tufarelli (2025)

T: @@ctufarel
Dr Michelle Holland

Gene Structure, Function and Regulation

Dr Michelle Holland (2023)

Dr Araxi Urrutia

Genomics

Dr Araxi Urrutia(2023)

Dr Colin Semple

Genomics

Dr Colin Semple (2024)

Professor Paola Oliveri

Cell and developmental genetics

Professor Paola Oliveri (2023)

T: @OliveriLab
Professor Ros John

Cell and Developmental Genetics

Professor Ros John (2024)

T: @preg_lab
Dr Marcus Guest

Corporate Genetics and Biotechnology

Dr Marcus Guest (2024)

Dr Jason Mellad

Corporate Genetics and Biotechnology

Dr Jason Mellad (2025)

T: @@JMellad

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